Articles containing the keyword Fraud


HOW NORM TRIED TO SEND R1,8M TO POOR ROSEMARY IN TEXAS

It’s no great surprise that Norman Benjamin wanted to send some cash to his daughter, Rosemary, in Texas. What is surprising – since it involved illegal currency smuggling – is that he was able to ...

Randgold: explosive as the Arms Deal

Randgold: explosive as the Arms Deal

Investec claim they are, effectively, free to benefit from crime. By Barry Sergeant.      A sage once said that when in a hole, the first rule to observe is to stop digging. This advice seems ...

Rough Justice at Corobrik

Rough Justice at Corobrik

After an internal fraud is uncovered at Corobrik, employees wonder why some people have been targeted and others not. In November 2013 Johann Pretorius manager of Corobrik’s South Coast Centre – a man with 18 ...

Dear Reader:Citizen Force

Dear Reader:Citizen Force

Here’s cheek for you. In a recent interview with Engineering News, Raubex Group CEO Rudolph Fourie said that the local road construction industry will remain under pressure for some time yet, with real relief ...

There's no place like home

There's no place like home

The legendary squatter-conman St Michael Pierre Kotze (noses122, 136, 152) has a cheeky Joburg imitator in the form of Zimbabwean immigrant Mathias Ndlovu who, by day, works for Old Mutual as a financial advisor (or ...

Investec knows what you did last summer

Investec knows what you did last summer

Spies were paid to eavesdrop on clients and employees in a drama involving a R62m insurance claim. The evidence was filed at court last month. Former Investec chairman, Hugh Herman's mates Ian Geoffrey Chait, sons Anton and ...

WARNING! Your cellphone is a pickpocket

WARNING! Your cellphone is a pickpocket

Unsolicited content services are rich pickings for unscrupulous network providers. It appears that pre-paid subscribers are even being hit when they don't reply to messages because they don't have air time. When they later top up ...

The BEE merry-go-round

The BEE merry-go-round

Nasty accusations of intellectual property theft and hugely inflated tenders are causing ructions in official quarters as tinpot outfits front BEE tenders and then outsource for delivery. Valor IT is not the successful high-tech whiz kid ...

Something blue at Something Fishy

Something blue at Something Fishy

When cops shrugged and said there was nothing they could do about a bunch of con artists selling worthless pieces of glass, as tanzanite – for a few hundred thousand bucks apiece – a pair ...

KEBBLE'S LAST LAUGH

KEBBLE'S LAST LAUGH

And the joke's on Randgold ...

TAXES? MOI? FAT CHANCE!

TAXES? MOI? FAT CHANCE!

High-profile businessman, mining magnate and patron of the arts, Brett Kebble, has not paid income tax for over a decade. What's up at Sars? ...

ABSA DOES THE GREY SHOE SHUFFLE

Top executives from ABSA lied on the stand in a case against David Hersch - the "too clever Jew". ...